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MATES in Construction

Thanks to Natalie Hunt and CEO Brad Parker of MATES in Construction for today’s thought provoking presentation on suicide prevention at our Transport for NSW PLR Enabling Works Project site. The Ward Civil & Environmental Engineering BBQ team was on hand afterwards to provide a BBQ breakfast for all. MATES in Construction is the leading construction industry suicide prevention organisation that focuses on raising awareness and providing help and support to all in the Industry.

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Pre-season post-training BBQ lunch for the Sydney Roosters NRLW team.

The Ward BBQ team was out in force on Saturday morning with a post-training BBQ lunch for the Sydney Roosters NRLW squad at Roosters HQ, in the Moore Park Entertainment Quarter. A healthy and nutritious combination of lamb and chicken kebabs (protein), Greek salad (greens!), the best of Irish potatoes (carbs) and plenty of fruit and yoghurt for dessert was on the menu. The girls are busy preparing for the new NRLW season, which kicks off in September. Ward is a proud supporter of the Sydney Roosters women’s rugby league teams and their excellent community and indigenous support programs.

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Warm welcome to our new Stakeholder and Community Manager.

We are pleased to welcome to our new Manager – Stakeholder and Community, Danielle Amos to the Ward team.

Our construction projects often take place close to residents and businesses and we understand the importance of building and maintaining strong relationships with those impacted by our works.

Danielle is well-respected in the construction communications industry and the knowledge and experience she brings reinforces our commitment to genuine community and stakeholder engagement for all of our projects. 

In addition Danielle will lead Ward’s program for the improvement of aboriginal participation, women in STEM and diversity across the business. Ward is a proud supporter of the Sydney Roosters community work, its women and aboriginal football teams and the UTS Women in Engineering and IT scholarship program

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Centennial Avenue and Epping Road intersection

Ward is pleased to announce the successful completion of the upgrade of the Centennial Avenue and Epping Road intersection for RMS as part of its Easing Sydney Congestion Program. The upgrade works that enhance the safety and functionality of this critical intersection include a new turning lane, widening of the slip lane, improved lighting, utility relocation, upgrade of both a pedestrian footpath and cycleway and landscaping. The works were completed on time and incident free, adding to the catalogue of successful Easing Sydney Congestion projects completed by the Ward team.

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PB Roads – Project milestone

Our project team have really swung into the PB Roads project quickly and just 1 week in they have had their 1st night shift placing asphalt.

Works have involved extensive traffic management, profiling of existing pavement, trimming and proof rolling of subgrade, placement/stabilising of re-used basecourse and supply and placement of asphalt.

With good weather forecast the team are planning to continue the momentum.

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UTS engineering career fair

Adrian Genio and Samantha Lane manning the stall with University of Technology Sydney Women in Engineering and IT Co-ordinator Lauren Black at today’s UTS engineering career fair. Ward offers civil engineering internships and an industry leading graduate program. In addition Ward is a proud sponsor of the UTS Women in Engineering and IT scholarship that promotes female participation in our great industry.

Adrian and Samantha were very busy handing out information on our student programs and pathways. For those who are interested please email as via hr@wardcivil.com.au

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NAIDOC Week Celebrations.

This week Ward recognises NAIDOC week and celebrates the contribution of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community to our great industry. NAIDOC week celebrates the history, culture and achievements of our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. As a proud partner of the Sydney Roosters community team the Ward BBQ team, in its biggest undertaking to date, provided the breakfast and lunch for the 500+ attendees of the 2019 Artie Beetson Family Fun Day at the Glen Centre, Chittaway Bay on the NSW Central Coast.

The family fun day included an NRL clinic by Sydney Roosters including Matt Ikuvalu and NRLW captain Simaima Taufa, a smoking ceremony with some inspirational dancing by the Glen boys, jumping castles for the kids and information stalls for 26 local community groups.

The Glen is a Central Coast based service run by the Ngaimpe Aboriginal Corporation that provides Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation opportunities for men (indigenous and non-indigenous from all over NSW) and is a proud example of the triumph of the Koori and the human spirit.

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Last Day at Macq Park Office

End of an era today with the Ward business moving out of our 65 Epping Road premises today after 10 and a half years.
We moved here in early January 2009 and lots has happened in that time with many good memories.
Looking forward to our new location at Lane Cove West which is currently being fitted out and includes large warehouse space.
Temporarily we will be relocating to Pymble.

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